NHC Rossville reports 25 positive Covid-19 tests

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ROSSVILLE, Georgia (WDEF) – We have a second Covid-19 outbreak at a Tennessee Valley  senior care facility .

The NHC facility in Rossville is informing family members about 25 positive tests.

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After a worker tested positive, the facility tested their patients.

On Friday, they are reporting that 24 residents have tested positive.

All of them are being treated at the Rossville facility, which means none have been hospitalized at this point.



“Active positive patients are supported in identified “transitional areas” in designated centers with dedicated team members equipped with proper personal protective equipment.”

Georgia reports 138 positive tests in Walker County (which includes Rossville) on Friday.

26 of them are new on Friday.

Here are the official state records on Covid-19 cases at senior care facilities in our area:

Athens, TN

Life Care of Athens-  125 cases, 14 deaths

Winchester, TN

Southern Tenn. Regional Health System- 3 cases, 0 deaths

Trenton, GA

Dade Health & Rehab – 1 resident, 4 staff, 0 deaths

LaFayette, GA

PruittHealth Shepherd Hills – 1 resident, 0 deaths

Dalton, GA

Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation – 1 resident, 2 staff, 0 deaths

Blue Ridge, GA

Blue Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care – 2 staff cases, 0 deaths

Alabama: does not list senior care numbers

North Carolina: none near Murphy